2021-2022 Catalog

Microsoft Word Application Specialist (MW11) Certificate

Campus Availability and Advisement:

  • This program is also available 100% online. For online advisement, contact any of the above.

Program Description:

The certificate program provides students with the knowledge and skills to perform word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation applications in an office environment. It is designed to provide hands-on instruction for developing foundation skills for office assistant careers.

Entrance Requirements:

Education Requirement: High School diploma or GED® is not required to enter or graduate from the program.

Program Technical Requirements

1. All CIST programs require windows based PC.

2. Mac and Linux based computers are not compatible with programs.

3. CIST 1510 Web Graphics 1 and CIST 2531 Web Graphics 2 require an Adobe Photoshop subscription.

Course Validity Duration

All CIST courses are valid for a period of 5 years after completion.

COMP 1000 is valid for a period of 5 years after completion.

Required Courses

COMP 1000Introduction to Computer Literacy


CIST 1102Keyboarding


CIST 2127Comprehensive Word Processing Techniques


Total Credit Hours: 9 Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation